Quality Suites Bercy Bibliotheque
15, rue de Tolbiac
Phone: (33) 1 53616200
Fax: (33) 1 53616201
The Concept Store is the new shop located inside the MK2 Bibliothèque cinema in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. All the products sold here are scrupulously selected, quality items. You will find everything in relation to the movie industry (books, CDs, posters, stationery, DVDs etc.) and much more (grocery items, design objects, kids products etc.) such as a “do-it-yourself” camera that takes vintage pictures, fun jewelry, perfumes, comics, T-shirts, organic teas and scented oils. If you are looking for a present or if you have time before your movie starts, the Concept Store is the place to stroll in.
Once wine storage facilities, these beautiful stone structures have been converted into shops and restaurants, making this all-pedestrian area a favorite with Parisians, especially on Sundays when most stores around the city are closed. With the humongous UGC-Ciné Cité Bercy multiplex at one end, the Cour Saint-Emilion features eateries (ranging from The Frog pub to the fancy Chai 33, with its adjacent first-rate wine boutique) as well as stores, from the ubiquitous Sephora to the Alice bookstore and even a spa, Ominsens. The neighboring park, with its tiny vineyard, is not to be missed on a sunny day. -Mary-Laure Neulat
If you like Asian cuisine, you'll love this vast emporium situated in the heart of Chinatown. Stocked with all kinds of Asian products and exotic fruits and vegetables unknown to most westerners, many of the products are labeled only in Chinese. Fans of kitsch will love the colorful packaging and canned goods. Very friendly staff. Call ahead for more details.
Cité de la Mode et du Design is a living place for creation that brings together the different forms of design in one place: fashion, beauty, numerical, graphic, sound, olfactory and culinary designs, as well as sustainable development. It encourages big projects; 'speed meetings' between innovators and firms are organized. For visitors, there are 2000 square meters (21,528 square feet) of new concept stores located on the ground floor, and an event area of 3500 square meters (37,674 square feet) on the first floor, where all kinds of festivities take place. Moreover, you can enjoy one of the three restaurants and the numerous strolling areas, far from the city’s bustle, along and overlooking the Seine River.
Travel back to your youth in the shop Automates et Poupées, located by the Viaduc des Arts in Paris’s 12th Arrondissement. The shop owners create and restore new and antique automatons, dolls and teddy bears. Historic toys are also sold, such as songbirds in their cages, music boxes and stuffed toys. Camille Guillebert used to work at the last important French robot and doll maker, Maison Decamps, for 20 years. He was the last employee before the closing down of the firm in 1996, when he opened his shop with Sylviane Dugas, restorer of ancient dolls.
Adorning the person many celebrities and dignitaries including the like of Hilary Clinton and Madeleine Albright and Leah Rabin, Cécile et Jeanne creates a powerful style statement. Choose from the collection of bracelets, earrings and necklaces and don them at your next do to impress the crowds. Swarovski, Italian glass and precious stones are what make up the fine jewellery.
Carl Marletti's eponymous patisserie in the 5th arrondissement is renowned for its artistic desserts, that look as great as they taste. On display are vibrant sweet treats and confections in inventive varieties. Savor the decadent French classics like Tarte Tatin, Millefeuille, Baba au Rhum, macaroons, fruit tarts and eclairs. The pastry chef's signature creations are Censier, dark chocolate quenelle and praline candy crisp; violet-flavored choux pastry, Lily Valley; and cheesecake-style Rialto.
Established in 1974 by Eric Goujou, La Tuile à Loup is a one-of-a-kind shop that has an enviable collection of handicrafts from France's rural artisans. The hand-picked items range from kitchenware, ceramics, textiles, earthenware, hand blown glasses, beautiful wicker baskets and more. These gems are created by traditional craftsmen where the craft has been perfected through generations. The exquisite fares are not only a gorgeous display but are meant to be used in your daily lives. From the attractive olive facade to the enchanting ambiance inside, La Tuile à Loup will allure you. Stop over to pick pieces that are unique and stunning as a gift for yourself or a souvenir for your loved ones.
Pimlico is an organic food shop. It sells, in a well-designed shop, over 3000 products, all coming from organic farms and some also coming from fair trade. You will find fruits and vegetable, traditional bread and chocolate, wines, sandwiches and salads, vegetarian food, frozen food, cosmetic products, cleaning products, and products for children and animals. Moreover, this shop offers services such as delivery and organic baskets: seasonal fruits and vegetable baskets, takeout lunch boxes, and also themed boxes for your parties, which you can order by telephone and even have delivered.
Located in the Latin Quarter of the city, Aux Cerises de Lutèce is a novelty store. This tea-room and jewelry shop has an old-worldly charm to it. Browse through their collection of trinkets and precious gems while taking a sip of refreshing tea or nibbling on baked goodies. They even have a lunch menu for those who want a quick bite. Whether for shopping or leisurely bite, Aux Cerises de Lutèce is definitely worth a visit.
Cheese isn't just cheese here; it's an art, a culinary experience , it's fromage! With six stores spread across Paris, Androuët has been pleasing cheese lovers since 1909. Its passionate and dedicated team offers you over 200 products; a wide variety of flavors from various territories. Pick up what you like and they even give you handy tips and recipes!
Place Rungis is a stone's throw away from Rue de la Colonie and is famous for it's Bobillot Market. The market attracts many shoppers and tourists visiting the nearby attractions like Parc Montsouris and Église Sainte-Anne de la Butte-aux-Cailles. Place Rungis lies in the Rungis commune in southern part of the city.